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CURRENT FULL-TIME JOB OPENINGS

There no full-time positions available at this time.

CURRENT PART-TIME JOB OPENINGS

LOUDEN NELSON COMMUNITY CENTER
Recreation Leader II - $10.8082/hour - Position Open Until Filled

Reports to: Community Center Coordinator 
Designation: Temporary/ On Call 
Program Length: Year round 
Starting Wages/Hours: $10.8082/hr 
Application deadline: Immediate. Return application to: Louden Nelson Community Center 
301 Center Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 
(831) 420-6177 
The City of Santa Cruz in an equal opportunity employer.

Louden Nelson Recreation II Job Description

SPECIAL EVENTS
Recreation Leader II - $10.8082/hour - Position Open Until Filled

Reports to: Recreation Supervisor
Designation: Temporary/ On Call
Program Length: Year round
Starting Wages/Hours: $10.5963/hr
Application deadline: Immediate. Return application to: Parks and Recreation Office, Attn: Special Events
323 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 420-5270
The City of Santa Cruz in an equal opportunity employer.


BASIC FUNCTION:

Under supervision of the Recreation Leader 4, assist in the administration of special events and other programs as needed.


TYPICAL DUTIES:

• Assist with the day of duties of City special events and programs.
• Purchase, maintain and transport all event supplies.
• Work with the public to convey event information and direct customers to various activities within the event.
• May assist with parking direction/information for day of event parking.
• Move equipment and set up event tents and tabling.
• Report daily to Recreation Leader IV.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and Abilities:

• Independently initiate and complete work activities.
• Understand and give effective written and verbal instructions.
• Compose written correspondence, promotional materials and reports, i.e. press releases, PSAs, fliers, letters, memos, monthly reports, etc.
• Maintain accurate budgetary files, reports, and records.
• Interact effectively and tactfully with a wide variety of individuals.
• Respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations.
• Effectively motivate and supervise event participants and spectators.
• Working knowledge of special events.
• Report to work on time, as scheduled.
• Willingness to work irregular schedule.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• High school graduate or G.E.D.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

• Neat professional appearance.
• Provide DMV printout.

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